The Counseling Services Department in Rockwall ISD is an integral part of the total educational program. It provides a systematic, planned approach for helping all students acquire and apply basic life skills and makes optimal use of the special knowledge and skills of school counselors. The foundation of the program is to provide developmentally appropriate assistance for all students, and at the same time provide special assistance to those who need it.
To fulfill the basic mission of the guidance program in Rockwall ISD schools, program balance is established to guide the allocation of resources to each of the four following components:
It has been designed with one goal in mind: to help students plan their future. With exceptional assessment tools, detailed occupation profiles and comprehensive post-secondary education information, students move seamlessly through the career exploration and planning process. The Course Planner module is a powerful set of tools to help students plan courses that reflect their career aspirations and graduation requirements. Integrated with Skyward, Course Planner brings together critical information, such as past credit history, diploma requirement tracking, prerequisites, and course recommendations.